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June 10, 2019

Changing Careers After Cancer Treatment to Make a Difference for Others

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After going through a demanding regimen of cancer treatment, Jay Masters decided he wanted to use the experience to help others facing difficult health challenges. So he quit his job and came to work for Mayo Clinic. Editor’s note: When Jay Masters first came to Mayo Clinic, he was a patient receiving a difficult diagnosis […]

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Tags: Dr. Eric Moore, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology


March 8, 2019

Innovative Imaging Charts Course to Successful Cancer Treatment

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When Bruce McVety’s prostate cancer returned after a seven-year remission, his doctor suggested he go to Mayo Clinic to receive a test that wasn’t available locally. Bruce listened. Today, after comprehensive treatment, the cancer is undetectable, and Bruce is grateful for his renewed health.

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Tags: Choline C-11 PET scan, Dr. C. Richard Choo, Dr. Eugene Kwon, Prostate Cancer, Proton Beam Therapy Program, Radiation Oncology, Urology


December 10, 2018

Amid a Journey Through Cancer, Wedding Bells Ring

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  When Nicole Eisenmann and Mike Loggie became engaged, they held out hope for a dream wedding. When that day was repeatedly postponed due to Nicole’s lengthy cancer treatment, the couple decided to stop planning and embrace the present instead.

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Tags: Dr. Ivy Petersen, Dr. Narjust Duma, Dr. Shanda Blackmon, Dr. Travis Grotz, Proton Beam Therapy Program, Radiation Oncology, Sarcoma Tumor Review Board, Soft tissue sarcoma, thoracic surgery


October 2, 2017

Leah Nelms Feels Like Herself Again After Comprehensive Care for Breast Cancer

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After experiencing serious complications due to cancer treatment, Leah Nelms needed a team of experts who could work together to provide her with wide-ranging care. She found that team at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: breast cancer, Cancer care, Cardiology, Dr. Alvaro Moreno-Aspitia, Dr. Antonio Forte, Dr. Ivan Porter, Dr. Laura Vallow, Dr. Mohamad Yamani, Dr. Sanjay Bagaria, nephrology, oncology, Radiation Oncology


July 12, 2017

Mesothelioma Patient Finds Complex, Comprehensive Answer

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A frightening diagnosis of mesothelioma brought Sally Kirkvold to Mayo Clinic. To her great relief, the prompt and thorough care she received put the cancer into remission, allowing her to turn her attention back to normal life.

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Tags: Cancer, Dr. Helen Ross, Dr. Staci Beamer, Dr. Terence Sio, Medical Oncology, Mesothelioma, Proton Beam Therapy, Radiation Oncology, Village at Mayo Clinic


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